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Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
+1 250-495-7901
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The museum had lots of neat information. Unfortunately the theaters were both under renovation- but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JoDeeE77
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Reardan, Washington
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Wonderful spiritual centre

We toured this cultural centre on a misty day so enjoyed the lack of people on the outside walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret D
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Winnipeg, Canada
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The Nk’mip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
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+1 250-495-7901
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum had lots of neat information. Unfortunately the theaters were both under renovation- but the staff gave us a discount because of the renovation! Definitely a good trip! Probably best if there is nice weather-no rain! Want to come back in the summer when...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured this cultural centre on a misty day so enjoyed the lack of people on the outside walking trails. The trail through the experiences of our indigenous ancestors was spiritual and peaceful. Lovely to see 2young ospreys in their nest outside the entrance. The...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This cultural museum is very informative with live talks on native snakes etc. Always a good place to take company. Reasonably priced but could be lower

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Do take time to go on the walk about and view the displays. Beautiful displays and good In sight into the indegenious people's from the area.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I have recently relocated from Ontario to Oliver. I had family down visiting from Quebec and came across Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre website via the Osoyoos visitor guide. We were welcomed by the Marketing director who was very informative, insightful and passionate. We learned a...More

Thank Edward T
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An absolutely stunning landscape surrounds this cultural centre. Being the off season, we had a self guided tour of the centre and the grounds. We expected to pay the regular admission but were told, because it was the off season we could tour the facility...More

Thank Margaret A
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Don’t miss out on this if you go through Osoyoos. It’s is fantastic so informative and so famous for all the right reasons. Great for all ages. So well laid out staff really no their skills and make this memorable. Great food and wine at...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

You could spend a lot of time here. We walked around and enjoyed reading all the information, very interesting. The surroundings are beautiful too.

Thank stickymission
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We went on a guided tour through the grounds of the centre. The guide was very knowledgeable and had so much insight! Great place to learn about the history of the Osoyoos Indian Band!

Thank Selina1988
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been a number of times with our visitors. History and what this band has done for their people are amazing. Chief Louis is such a forward thinking person. Very impressed with their success.

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Windsoront
15 April 2018|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Good morning. Typically we are open in October, however admission would be by donation unless other wise specified.
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Les B
2 February 2018|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Good morning. The Centre (as well as Osoyoos in general) winds down slowly around this time. There wouldn't be any guided tours or extra programs like we would during the summer months but it does give the opportunity to... More
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Pat155013
28 February 2017|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Marketing Manager Derek Bryson here, the Centre hasn't decided the summer schedule but typically we've been open starting at 9:30am until 5:00 or 6pm. We will be updating the website once we can nail down a more exact time... More
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